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I was taking photos of lightning, and when this bolt of lightning struck behind the tree, I thought the photo was one to delete… Until I looked at it on my computer! The flash of lightning was bright enough to produce a silhouette of a bat that was flying by, and was quick enough to freeze the motion of the bat.

Photo taken in Lutz, Florida

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storm, cloud, night, purple, flying, lightning, bat

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  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonalmost 6 years ago

    Wow, great image, nice catch.

  • Thank you Rosalie! I wish I could say that I captured the silhouette of the bat on purpose… The “flash bulb” was the lightning, and I certainly can’t take credit for that!

    – MMerritt

  • salsbells69
    salsbells69almost 6 years ago

    Goodness!! Well captured:))))

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersalmost 6 years ago

    We never know until we look at pictures on a big screen. This is an awesome shot, Matt. Bravo!!

  • Thanks Lori!
    It is true – often I can’t tell how the photo really turned out until I check it out on a computer screen.

    – MMerritt

  • Michael  Bermingham
    Michael Bermi...almost 6 years ago

    1 in a million this is!
    Awesome!

  • Thanks Michael… I don’t know if it’s one in a million… but maybe I should have bought a lottery ticket that night. haha!

    – MMerritt

  • Justyna1309
    Justyna1309over 5 years ago

    Wow…..
    Super:)

  • Thanks Justyna!

    – MMerritt

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersover 5 years ago

    This is beautiful, Matt. The colors and composition are great. XX

  • Thanks for your complement Lori! Again. :)

    – MMerritt

  • clizzio
    clizzioover 5 years ago

    Oh my, you do have some great shots

  • Thanks clizzio!

    – MMerritt

  • Stephen Thomas
    Stephen Thomasabout 5 years ago

    Awesome one in a kind lightning photo!

  • Thanks Stephen!

    – MMerritt

  • Heather Caye
    Heather Cayeabout 5 years ago

    Sweet shot :)

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